Ikawa Skijo Kainayama (Miyoshi City, Tokushima)

Ikawa Skijo Kainayama
井川スキー場腕山 (徳島県 三好市)
Planned season: Friday 7th December 2018 until Sunday 10th March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Ikawa Skijo Kainayama is located on the north-western slopes of Mt Kaina in the north eastern region of the island of Shikoku. The ski hill is south of central Miyoshi city.

It is actually the only ski hill in Tokushima Prefecture and is one of only a few on the island of Shikoku.

Shikoku is the smallest of the four main islands of Japan and located south of the western region of Honshu and to the east of Kyushu.

The Mountain

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Ikawa Skijo Kainayama Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 50cm 60cm 1st 60cm 70cm 1st 40cm 70cm
2nd - - 2nd 50cm 60cm 2nd 60cm 80cm 2nd 40cm 60cm
3rd - - 3rd 50cm 60cm 3rd 60cm 80cm 3rd 40cm 60cm
4th - - 4th 50cm 60cm 4th 50cm 90cm 4th 40cm 60cm
5th - - 5th 50cm 60cm 5th 50cm 90cm 5th 40cm 60cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 60cm 6th 50cm 90cm 6th 30cm 60cm
7th 40cm - 7th 50cm 60cm 7th 50cm 100cm 7th 30cm 50cm
8th 40cm 60cm 8th 50cm 60cm 8th 50cm 100cm 8th 30cm 50cm
9th 40cm 70cm 9th 50cm 60cm 9th 50cm 100cm 9th 30cm 50cm
10th 40cm 70cm 10th 50cm 60cm 10th 50cm 100cm 10th 30cm 40cm
11th 40cm 70cm 11th 50cm 60cm 11th 55cm 80cm 11th - 40cm
12th 40cm 80cm 12th 50cm 70cm 12th 55cm 90cm 12th - -
13th 40cm 80cm 13th 50cm 70cm 13th 55cm 90cm 13th - -
14th 40cm 80cm 14th 50cm 70cm 14th 55cm 90cm 14th - -
15th 40cm 80cm 15th 50cm 70cm 15th 55cm 90cm 15th - -
16th 40cm 80cm 16th 50cm 70cm 16th 50cm 80cm 16th - -
17th 40cm 80cm 17th 50cm 60cm 17th 50cm 80cm 17th - -
18th 40cm 80cm 18th 50cm 60cm 18th 50cm 80cm 18th - -
19th 40cm 80cm 19th 50cm 60cm 19th 50cm 80cm 19th - -
20th 40cm 80cm 20th 50cm 60cm 20th 40cm 80cm 20th - -
21st 40cm 70cm 21st 50cm 60cm 21st 40cm 80cm 21st - -
22nd 40cm 70cm 22nd 50cm 60cm 22nd 40cm 80cm 22nd - -
23rd 40cm 70cm 23rd 50cm 60cm 23rd 40cm 80cm 23rd - -
24th 40cm 70cm 24th 50cm 70cm 24th 40cm 80cm 24th - -
25th 40cm 60cm 25th 50cm 70cm 25th 40cm 80cm 25th - -
26th 40cm 60cm 26th 50cm 70cm 26th 40cm 80cm 26th - -
27th 40cm 60cm 27th 60cm 70cm 27th 40cm 80cm 27th - -
28th 40cm 60cm 28th 60cm 70cm 28th 40cm 70cm 28th - -
29th 50cm 60cm 29th 60cm 70cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 50cm 60cm 30th 60cm 70cm 30th 30th - -
31st 50cm 60cm 31st 60cm 70cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Ikawa Skijo Kainayama Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ikawa Skijo Kainayama. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Chibbiko' area for young children is located by the triple lift near base and features a 'moving belt' and sleding area. The entry charge is 500 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
There is no specific snow park. 

Ikawa Skijo Kainayama Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ikawa Skijo Kainayama is open from 9:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekends in the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:30pm until 10:00pm every Saturday in January and February 2019.

Ikawa Skijo Kainayama Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
1 Day 3,600 yen 2,500 yen
Half Day 3,000 yen 2,000 yen
Nighta 2,000 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 250 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information On the days when the ski hill is open for nighta, the lifts close from 4:30pm until 5:30pm.

A nighta ticket is required to ski or snowboard during the nighta opening times.

Entry to the 'Chibbiko' area for children is 500 yen.

Ladies Day is every Wednesday - one day ticket at the special price of 2000 yen.

Children's Day is the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month - one day ticket at half price.

Senior's Day (over 50s) is every Tuesday and Friday - one day ticket at the special price of 2000 yen.

Getting to Ikawa Skijo Kainayama

By public transport
18.1km from Tsuji Station on the Dosan line
Transport Information
Ikawa Kainayama is 18km from Tsuji Station on the Dosan line.

A bus on weekends in the peak season is available from Tsuji Station to and from the resort.
By Car
22.2km from the Ikawa Ikeda IC on the Tokushima Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 192 (17.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 265
Ikawa Skijo Kainayama is about 22km from Ikawa Ikeda IC on the Tokushima Expressway.

The ski hill is found just off Prefecture Road 264 to the south of central Miyoshi city.
There is parking for 500 vehicles near the base of the ski hill in three car parks.

Parking is free on weekdays and 300 yen on weekends and holidays.

More Information

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Ikawacho Iuchihigashi 519-91
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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